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WEEKEND ESCAPE
Samothraki: Mysteriously alluring through the ages
By Kyriaki Vassalou
It is widely said that Samothraki, in the northern Aegean, is a mysterious island, one that works some kind of magic on its visitors. This is especially true on a summer night with a full moon rising over the top of the imposing Mount Saos.
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A journey through the cherry orchards of Pella
 
By Dinos Kiousis
If you decide to travel to the prefecture of Pella, not only will you delight in the beautiful mountains of Central Macedonia, but also in the waterfalls and blooming cherry orchards of Edessa, the region’s main city.

Kymi: A strike-beating island escape
 
Built on the eastern slope of the Dirfys range at an altitude of 200 meters and some 4 kilometers from the sea, Kymi on the island of Evia, is known as the “balcony of the Aegean.”

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INTERVIEW
NIKOS MARANTZIDIS
Why and how people act
By Katerina Bakoyannis
In the wake of the recent attack on Nikos Marantzidis, the University of Macedonia professor talks about history, myth and failed dialogue.
EXHIBITION
COSTUMES
Handmade Greek fashion history
By Elis Kiss
Tracing developments in local attire from the 18th to the early 20th century, “Patterns of Magnificence: Tradition and Reinvention in Greek Women’s Costume” was developed by the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation (PLI), a cultural organization based in Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, currently celebrating 40 years of operations.
SOCIETY
KETHEA
A lifeline for addicts
By Alexandra Giannidi
Six years into a deep recession that has seen Greece slash its healthcare budget and society come under great pressure, those working at KETHEA, one of the country's biggest drug therapy networks, are being forced to deal with the fallout.
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